Jupiter

Breathtaking new images show swirling storms of Jupiter, and how is this real?

Since the Juno space probe gave us our first stunning views of Jupiter’s poles, the regions have fascinated and amazed us. In one of the latest images Juno has sent to the North Pole, you can see why: a mixture of swirling storms, connected and interconnected, appearing calm from a distance, but raging with a …

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Now we know why Jupiter doesn’t have rings as big and glorious as Saturn

Given its similarities to its neighbor, Saturn, it seems natural to wonder why Jupiter also doesn’t have an impressive and extensive system of visible rings. Unfortunately, this is not the reality. While Jupiter has rings, they are thin, brittle, and brittle to dust, and can only be seen when illuminated by the sun from behind. …

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